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  1. Lau left Exco post 'to handle kuk row'

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Heung Yee Kuk chairman Lau Wong-fat said yesterday that he had declined an offer to stay as an Executive Council member under Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying so he could focus on handling conflicts over unauthorised structures in the New Territories. Lau said he had tried to act as a peacemaker during the government's crackdown on unauthorised ...

  2. Lawmakers should have fought for more resources

    Posted Feb 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... ridiculous for some media organisations to praise Emily Lau Wai-hing, who heads the subcommittee on members' remuneration, for being decisive by requesting that members shelve the proposal. ...

  3. Debate on contentious electoral bill suspended

    Posted May 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of government bills. As an opposition member, my mission is to block the bill.' Among those absent was rural power broker and Heung Yee Kuk chief Lau Wong-fat, who said he had been held up in a traffic jam. Wong Kwok-hing, of the Federation of Trade Unions, said he was held up by a delay on the MTR. Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee, chairwoman of the New People Party, said she was too tired ...

  4. Fewer all-night meetings facing Legco as term ends

    Posted Jan 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... will be better than in the past,' said Miriam Lau Kin-yee, chairwoman of Legco's house committee. 'It might be because I have repeatedly reminded the chief secretary to table new bills as soon as possible. And the administration has done so in the first half of this year's session,' she said. Lau said one of the bills likely to cause controversy related ...

  5. We're ready if e-system is, say lawmakers

    Posted Aug 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... are ready. The Legislative Council Secretariat had started a three-week testing of the building's electronic systems, including the voting system, microphones and timers, said Miriam Lau Kin-yee of the Legco Commission, which handles administrative affairs. If there were no major problems, lawmakers would move in, Lau said. 'If they're not ready, we can't even hold our ...

  6. Liberals table amendment to bill on Legco by-elections

    Posted Jul 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in the event a mid-term vacancy arose from death or serious illness. Party chairwoman Miriam Lau Kin-yee said yesterday it had yet to decide whether to support the government's proposal ... speaking at RTHK's City Forum yesterday, former security minister Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee expressed sympathy for Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Stephen Lam Sui-lung, who has ...

  7. Kuk says 3,000 to ring Legco in protest

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... down on illegal structures on their village houses. Lau Wong-fat, chairman of rural affairs body Heung Yee Kuk, said he would keep the protesters 'in order', although he would be taking part in the Legco development panel meeting as deputy chairman. 'We are just exercising our right to express views and demands,' Lau said. 'Villagers are peaceful... ...

  8. Kuk chief let off for violating Legco rules

    Posted Apr 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung, Malik Yusuf and Chris Ip The Legislative Council yesterday decided against punishing political bigwig Lau Wong-fat despite finding he had breached a house rule requiring members to declare their personal interests. The lawmaking body said Lau- who sits on both the Legislative and the Executive Councils- had 'fallen short of public expectations ...

  9. Contradictory argument

    Posted Feb 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... While I am all for open debate, I find writer Lau Nai-keung often irritatingly disingenuous and at times disrespectful of the facts ('People, get real', February 19). He says: ... of talking down to the people of Hong Kong that helped bring 500,000 on to the streets. With friends like Lau, the central government does not need to go looking for enemies among the democrats. ...

  10. Briefs

    Posted Jun 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in Yuen Long to inspect houses for illegal structures. Following the visit, the chairman of the Legislative Council's development panel, Patrick Lau Sau-shing, an adviser to rural affairs ...




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